Climate Finance Network calls for Proposal – Collaborative Engagement with Civil Society on Climate Action

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December 27, 2021

This call for Expressions of Interests from CSOs (including youth organizations, think tanks, academia etc.,) is to seek proposals from qualifying organizations/coalitions on the most topical and challenging areas that affect engagement in climate action.

Sponsoring Agency: Climate Finance Network

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: January 14, 2022

Details:

CSOs are key transparency and accountability actors and have a critical role to play in fostering partnerships and supporting the adaption of short-term and long-term policies and solutions on climate action. To facilitate a more productive and beneficial interaction around climate action, UNDP calls for a collaborative engagement between civil society actors and state institutions. A collaborative engagement approach can harness the collective power of CSOs and bring about positive social change and build a powerful socio-economic and political agenda to address climate change.

This call for Expressions of Interests from CSOs (including youth organizations, think tanks, academia, etc.,) is to seek proposals from qualifying organizations/coalitions on the most topical and challenging areas that affect engagement in climate action.

Eligibility Criteria

It is giving grants to three non-profit organizations (civil society organizations – including coalitions; think tanks; educational institutions, including public universities, training institutions; etc.) that have at least one year of proven experience in project management, policy research, policy analysis, human resource development, service delivery and similar.

WHAT KIND OF PROJECTS IT IS LOOKING FOR?

Projects that:

  • prioritize dialogue and collaboration between all stakeholders to contribute to policy outcomes while also recognizing the importance of CSOs meaningfully participating in decision-making and safeguarding their rights.
  • mobilize stakeholders on the issues of data, access to information, transparency and accountability of climate budgets and expenditures, gender-responsiveness, and meeting climate change commitments, including Nationally Determined Contributions.
  • promote engagement of young people and women’s organizations in climate change budget processes.
  • foster multi-stakeholder collaboration and innovation at multiple levels on climate action – including nature-based solutions and mainstreaming of adaptation measures.

For more information, visit Climate Finance Network.

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